If Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte were their own country at World Championships, they’d sit in 6th place in the total gold medal count for all sports, both men and women.
France’s 50m backstroke World Champion Camille Lacourt is heading to Australia to train for the next year. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Since the 2008 Olympics in Beijing there have been three men that have consistently found themselves on the medal podium…
Australian Olympic Committee Chief John Coates is very interested in seeing the Australian University Sport system play a much bigger…
“In 2007, before Hackett wed Candice Alley, he directed his attorneys draft a pre-nuptial agreement.” (Swim Photo Credit: WIK)
“I’m not a fan of sequels…but given the thoughtful feedback to the article “Tis The Season For…Tough Stuff” a response and an expanded view seems called for.” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)
Swim News: “A thorough biography of Ian Thorpe’s life and career was completed in 2004 by Greg Hunter, so what’s left to learn?” (Swim Photo Credit: CW)
Swim News: “In London, Coutts won gold in the women’s 4×100 freestyle relay, three silver medals in the 200 individual medley, 4×200 freestyle relay and the 4×100 medley relay, and a bronze in the 100 butterfly.” (Swim Photo Credit: SPR)
Swim News: “Aussie Swimmers, historically, have fared well in the Olympic biz. Not anymore.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Aaron Peirsol? On our column? I know, it seems too good to be true. But it is!
Michael’s Twitter profile still says “14-time gold medalist”. It might be time to update that. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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Team USA heads to Tennessee while international Olympians head to Paris. Plus, no sleep aides for the wicked in Australia. (Photo Courtesy © Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
Photo Courtesy: Illarawa Academy of Sport
There were lots of excellent swims on day 4 of the World Championships. Phelps broke through with his first gold…